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thailand itinerary - Railay Beach
Phuket is one of the most popular places for an island holiday in Thailand but 10 days in Thailand (which is how long most people go for) is only just enough to get a taste of what Southern Thailand has to offer. Unlike most holidaymakers, flying to Phuket with...
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7 Best Sukhumvit Hotels

Rip-roaring Thanon Sukhumvit, Bangkok’s great boulevard of dreams and schemes is the city’s longest thoroughfare. In fact, Sukhumvit Road stretches 490 km from the Thai capital to the Cambodian border, making it one of the longest roads in the world. Its first few hyperactive miles, where most visitors stay,...
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Bangkok shopping guide

You might start your Bangkok shopping spree with good intentions but there's a pretty high chance you won't always buy what you need. Bangkok is a shopper's paradise with so many excellent places to shop, once you're hooked on shopping in Bangkok, you might run out of time to see...
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Banyan Tree Bangkok

You can’t miss it. The venerable Banyan Tree Bangkok soars above South Sathon Road like an elongated, upended pencil case. Set well back from the traffic, it cocoons you from the high-speed particle collider known as Bangkok. Step into your room, especially if it’s a Club Floor suite, and...
thai silk cocoons
If you're wondering what to do in Bangkok after you've seen the sights, just walk into any shopping mall or market in Bangkok and you will see rows of silk items, from pre-cut dressmaking fabrics to neckties and cushion covers. Thai silk is as entrenched in Thailand's culture as...
Maeklong Railway Market

Maeklong Railway Market

The toothless woman behind a pile of tentacles stares at me. It's a you-look-like-a-tourist kind of stare that transcends the language barrier. I nod and point my camera elsewhere. If I had bought a kilogram of squid from the toothless lady I'm sure I'd be posting her photo here...

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